Cy Frank Legacy Lectureship: Professor Dame Sally Davies
Sep 11, 2018
Cy Frank Legacy Lectureship:
Professor Dame Sally Davies
Compression of Morbidity: The Role of Big Data. Are there lessons for Canada?
- Changing demography and changing patterns of disease (particularly in relation to osteoarthritis and osteoporosis)
- Changing diets
- Chronic pain research (cancer vs MSK)
- Prevention of MSK pain/morbidity
- Management of MSK pain/morbidity (in the short term and the long term)
- UK public health take on chronic pain
- Are we putting research resources in the right place (in general)
- Health at work (improving diet and exercise)
- Health at work (managing MSK and chronic pain in the workplace – scant research)
Dame Sally Davies is the Chief Medical Officer for England and Chief Medical Advisor to the UK Government. She is an independent advisor to the UK Government on medical and public health matters.
Dame Sally founded the National Institute for Health Research and is a Non-Executive Director of Genomics England Ltd. She was a member of the WHO Executive Board and the Strategic and Technical Advisory Group on AMR. Most recently, she has been appointed a co-convener of the UN Inter-Agency Co-ordination Group on AMR, set up in response to the UNGA 2016 declaration.
Dame Sally received her DBE in 2009, was elected Fellow of the Royal Society in 2014, and a member of the National Academy of Medicine, USA in 2015.
Lecture will take place in the Auditorium at WCH from 4:30-5:30 pm. Cocktail reception to follow in the Pink Cube.
Note to our colleagues celebrating Rosh Hashanah: We deeply apologize that this special event falls within the high holy days. Dame Davies is visiting Toronto as part of a national tour on a very tight schedule and unfortunately the conflict was unavoidable.